The Association of Municipalities of Crans-Montana (ACCM) is an association of public law, whose members are communes. In the case of the ACCM, the 3 members are the municipalities of Crans-Montana, Icogne and Lens.

The goals of the ACCM are many and cited here:

  • the establishment of a territorial marketing plan that includes the guidelines and measures to be implemented to:
    • offer residents, businesses and guests framework conditions that meet their needs in a sustainable way;
    • ensure economic promotion for the Crans-Montana region;
    • ensure communication, both internally (population, guests) and externally.
  • economic promotion;
  • the establishment and updating of an intermunicipal master plan in the tourist area, in collaboration with the member municipalities;
  • the implementation and the participation in the implementation of tourist infrastructure and facilities (mechanical snow-making, congress center, sports and cultural facilities, network of walks, cross-country ski trails, kindergartens, library and toy library);
  • the establishment of mobility policy guidelines (pedestrian routes, taxis, public transport, cycle lanes, signposting);
  • the construction and operation of sports fields and playgrounds;
  • the water supply of the concerned municipalities;
  • participation in local tourism bodies;
  • financial support for sporting and cultural events of regional importance;
  • coordinating the collection of special waste, roads, snow removal and the tasks of the technical services, in collaboration with the member municipalities;
  • fire protection;
  • organization in case of disaster;
  • the municipal police;